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Night Games Open Thread

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It doesn't get much better than a big-time college football game under the lights. Fortunately for us, the schedule-makers made sure to start the season off with a bang. Yay, football! Games of...

Afternoon Games Open Thread

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We're seven hours into the first college football Saturday, and there's still another nine hours of excitement until Wisconsin and LSU wrap things up. What a glorious day! Games of Interest: West...

Noon Games Open Thread

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The first slate of noon games is nothing to write home about, but there are a few interesting contests to keep an eye on- plus, it's a Saturday and there's college football to watch. Most...

Fourth Quarter Open Thread

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Just one more quarter until the first game of the James Franklin era is officially in the books. Let's bring it home. WE ARE...

Third Quarter Open Thread

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Well, wasn't that first half something?? By the way, I could get used to this whole early-morning football thing. Consuming a large breakfast and the first half of football before 10 a.m. is what...

Second Quarter Open Thread

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Are you awake yet? We have one quarter in the books for the 2014 football season. Let's Go State...

(Very) Early Morning Open Thread

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Today we have an especially early-morning open thread as Penn State prepares to kick off against Central Florida at 8:30 a.m. EST. Regardless, you should be up by the crack of dawn out of...

HERB HAND ON CHOPPED OPEN THREAD

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IT'S HAPPENIN', Y'ALL

MMQB and Open Thread: O'Bannon and the NCAA

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Not a traditional MMQB in the truest sense of the word...

Wishing you a happy and peaceful Memorial Day

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On behalf of all of our staff members, we'd like to wish the entire Black Shoe Diaries community a happy and peaceful Memorial Day. Enjoy the day, and please take a moment to reflect on all of the...

NFL Draft 2014: 4th Through 7th Rounds Open Thread

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In case you missed it, last night the big news for us was that Allen Robinson was drafted late in the second round by the Jacksonville Jaguars--where he'll join Paul Posluszny, Matt Stankiewich,...

NFL Draft 2014: 2nd & 3rd Rounds Open Thread

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OK, ARob didn't go last night--here's hoping it's tonight. Also a possibility? Daquan Jones.

NFL Draft 2014: First Round Open Thread

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If the stars align, ARob could be drafted tonight. Watch with BSD, won't you?

Blue/White Game Open Thread

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Spring football, y'all!

March Madness Open Thread- Rounds One and Two

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Love the games, hate your brackets.

B1G Wrestling Championships Session 2 Open Thread

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B1G Wrestling Championships Session 2 Open Thread

B1G Wrestling Championships Session 1 open thread

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The Penn State wrestling team's drive for a 4th straight Big Ten title starts now.

Wrestling: #1 PSU at #2 Minnesota Open Thread

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The top two teams in the nation clash, live on BTN at 2pm. We'll be here talking about it.

Super Bowl Open Thread

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Penn Staters Michael Robinson and Jordan Hill look to help the Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl as they face the Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

Penn State Wrestling at #11 Michigan: Open Thread

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The BTN will be broadcasting this one live, and we'll be here to talk about it.

Tuesday Coaching Search Update and Open Thread

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Another day with no permanent coach at Penn State.

National Championship Open Thread

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And at last we have arrived at the closing act of the 2013/2014 NCAA Football season, and the last dance for the forever adored BCS. While most would agree that these are the consensus two best...

Orange Bowl Open Thread

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It's not the national title, but it should be one of the most entertaining games of the season. Expect plenty of points tonight, as both teams have explosive offenses and defenses that can be...

New Year's Day Evening Bowls Open Thread

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Happy New Year's!!

New Year's Day Afternoon Bowls Open Thread

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Welcome in 2014 with a little Big Ten football.

YAY HOOPS: Penn State vs. Michigan State Thread

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#B1G play kicks off with a bang, as the Nittany Lions host one of the best teams in America.

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